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It looks like livestock production is contributing to climate change, and we need to hit “peak meat” by 2030 to avoid an “ecological disaster.” At least, that’s the idea CBS News is touting from “scientists.”
CBS News Touts ‘Peak Meat’ by 2030 to Avoid Climate Crisis
Environment • by Xx_Zedra • 10 views •  1 comments • 7 hours ago

Thunberg won over the Hong Kong freedom protesters.

Child environmental activist Greta Thunberg has won the TIME Person of the Year for 2019, defeating the Hong Kong Freedom Protesters and other contenders including lesbian soccer star Megan Rapinoe, the anti-Trump Ukraine Whistleblower, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
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Enviro-Tyrant Greta Thunberg Wins TIME Person of the Year, Joining Hitler, Stalin, and Obama - Big League Politics
Environment • by stephen19 • 69 views •  3 comments • 20 hours ago

Trump wants the young environmental activist to be happy.

President Donald Trump offered some friendly advice to Greta Thunberg, the child environmental activist who was named the TIME Person of the Year earlier this week.

The 17-year-old climate alarmist responded to the President’s friendly suggestion by changing her Twitter description. ...
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President Trump Tells Greta Thunberg to 'Chill' and Work on Her 'Anger Management Problem' - Big League Politics
Environment • by stephen19 • 30 views •  4 comments • 20 hours ago

As Breitbart News reported, the financial impositions being considered include U.N.-administered taxes on financial transactions, international air travel and fossil fuels.

In an open letter to the president of the COP 25 talks, Chile’s environment minister Carolina Schmidt, the organisations urged agreement on “the creation of a comprehensive financing facility, including debt relief, for developing countries experiencing such disasters.”
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U.N. Warns U.S. Cannot Escape Paying Climate 'Reparations'
Environment • by stephen19 • 20 views •  1 comments • 1 day ago

David Bellamy, the former BBC broadcaster and naturalist, died on Wednesday.
David Bellamy Dead: TV Personality and Naturalist Was 86 – Variety
Environment • by FemaleLotRfan83 • 11 views •  1 comments • 2 days ago

Abandoned housing and abandoned factories might be rife across the world, but Japan has a problem with derelictness you might not have heard of before – abandoned golf courses.
Japan is turning its abandoned golf courses into solar power plants | The Independent
Environment • by JadeEnigma • 8 views •  0 comments • 2 days ago

Hazardous weather events of exceptional severity are forecast, say the NCM
UAE weather: Red alert issued as rain falls in Dubai - The National
Environment • by Xx_Zedra • 3 views •  0 comments • 2 days ago

After more than four years of litigation that pitted the State of New York against energy giant Exxon Mobil for allegedly hiding the cost of climate change from investors, a judge has exonerated the company of wrongdoing.

New York Justice Barry Ostrager ruled on the Exxon Mobil case on Tuesday.

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Judge: Exxon ‘Not Guilty’ of Misleading Investors on Fossil Fuels and Climate Change
Environment • by stephen19 • 26 views •  1 comments • 3 days ago

Ireland's landmark Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill passed the Seanad, or upper house, putting the Emerald Isle on track to become the first country in the world to divest from fossil fuel-related funds. The bill now heads to President Michael D. Higgins for signature, where it will likely become law by the end of the year, according to the Irish Times.
Environment • by JadeEnigma • 5 views •  0 comments • 3 days ago

A New Zealand volcano erupted suddenly on Monday, killing several and injuring dozens. Police say they don't expect to find any more survivors. David Doyle reports.
Environment • by Middleman • 3 views •  0 comments • 4 days ago

The world’s first funeral home dedicated to composting human beings is set to open in 2021 – allowing those left behind to turn their dearly departed into soil. US ‘deathcare’ company Recompose will be able to turn the deceased into a cubic yard of soil over a period of as little as 30 days, using one-eighth of the energy of cremation and saving as much as a metric ton of
World’s first human composting site to open | The Independent
Environment • by Xx_Zedra • 31 views •  3 comments • 4 days ago

The $4 million gift will be invested in the Deer Isle craft school's endowment and used for maintenance and planning on the coastal campus.
Latest, largest-ever donation will help Haystack plan for climate’s threat to campus - Portland Press Herald
Environment • by Xx_Zedra • 9 views •  1 comments • 4 days ago

Extinction Rebellion protesters staged a mass ‘lie-in’ in front of a bulldozer outside Heathrow today in protest against a third airport runway, blocking two lanes of traffic. Dozens of activists...
Extinction Rebellion block roads outside Heathrow Airport | Metro News
Environment • by Xx_Zedra • 5 views •  0 comments • 5 days ago

The world's oceans are struggling to breathe, rapidly running out of oxygen at an unprecedented rate. Climate change is dangerously exacerbating the issue, scientists warned in a new study.

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Environment • by ThomasinaPaine • 54 views •  3 comments • 6 days ago

The Thanksgiving-week “bomb cyclone” storm that drenched California not solely set a report for the bottom stress recorded within the state, but in addition generated a 75-foot wave off Cape Mendocino.At 7:33 p.m. on...
Thanksgiving-week Storm Reportedly Created a 75-foot Wave off California Coast
Environment • by Middleman • 6 views •  0 comments • 1 week ago

Bayelsa state once offered rich pickings for farmers and fisherman. Then oil companies arrived and wrought an environmental catastrophe

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'This place used to be green': the brutal impact of oil in the Niger Delta | Global development | The Guardian
Environment • by ThomasinaPaine • 5 views •  0 comments • 1 week ago

"Extinction Rebellion" climate change activists glued themselves to the bus of a British political leader Wednesday, to draw attention to Britain's upcoming general elections.
Environment • by Middleman • 6 views •  0 comments • 1 week ago

Water levels at the iconic Victoria Falls, on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, are running low after a prolonged drought affecting much of southern Africa. Picture taken December 4, 2019.
Environment • by Middleman • 2 views •  0 comments • 1 week ago

As Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg heads to Madrid for a climate summit, signs of her growing up will concern her handlers who will fear that her greatest asset, childhood, is slipping away and there’s nothing they can do.
Greta’s growing up and now liberal eco-warriors and the media face losing their teenage talisman — RT Op-ed
Environment • by Ajak • 6 views •  0 comments • 1 week ago


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